Research in the Faculty of Technology
Research in the Faculty of Technology has an international standing and provides diverse, exciting and hugely interdisciplinary areas of study. Strong links with industry ensure research is geared towards real-life challenges, and projects cover subjects as diverse as medical diagnostics, robotics, satellite mapping, home security, 3D television, aircraft manufacturing and safety, mobile communication and alternative energy.
The Faculty consists of three schools:
The School of Engineering and Sustainable Development focuses on micro/electronics, energy and sustainable development, imaging technologies, communications, signal processing, water software, mechatronics, mechanical engineering and manufacturing.
The School of Computer Science and Informatics is concerned with computational intelligence, software technology, satellite remote sensing and computing, transport systems, cyber security and social responsibility.
The Leicester Media School conducts a broad range of research from production and analysis in video, film, television,audio, music, radio, journalism, and internet through to development of media technologies and their applications.
The Faculty also has a number of Special Interest Groups (SIGs), which act as a catalyst for interdisciplinary research. These include the virtual reality and assisted living SIG and the interactive and media technologies SIG.
A strong performance in the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) has established much of the research undertaken by the Faculty as world-class or internationally excellent, and we will continue to build on this foundation to achieve international recognition for integrating innovative concepts and techniques into real world applications.
Doctoral Training Programmes
The following programmes are available:
Information Society Doctoral Programme (ISDP)
Cyber Security Doctoral Programme
Intelligent Systems Doctoral Programme
Engineering Doctoral Programme
Sustainable Development Doctoral Programme
Practice-Based Research Doctoral Programme
Loss and Gain - Assisting Hearing, Expanding Listening
An immersion in the world of hearing impairment and an exploration of the assistive technologies developed at DMU, all within an interactive sound installation.
Taking place at the Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre from the 3rd to the 17th May 2014, for further information see here.
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